Iranian threats to carry out a missile strike against Israel are “unacceptable,” the Prime Minister said as he reaffirmed the UK’s support for Tel Aviv’s right to defend itself, Report informs, citing the Evening Standard.

Speaking to broadcasters on Thursday, Mr Sunak condemned the Ayatollah’s comments, saying they were “unacceptable.”

He said: “We, like the Americans, fully support Israel’s right to defend itself against that.”